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Who Makes OPI Nailpolish?

Written by Tara

It turns out that naming nail polish shades is actually someone’s full-time job. Yes, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann is known as the First Lady of Nails, and as co-founder and brand ambassador of OPI, she has the awesome responsibility of naming all of the popular brand’s polishes.

OPI Products, branded as O·P·I, is an American nail polish manufacturer headquartered in Calabasas, California and a subsidiary of Wella.

Generally What does OPI stand for in the nail polish? Odontorium Products Inc. And thus OPI — it stands for Odontorium Products Inc. — was born. Weiss-Fischmann’s career is the envy of many, but creating tongue-in-cheek names for bold nail polish colors like A Grape Affair and A Butterfly Moment is just a fraction of what the beauty mogul did for OPI.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

When did OPI nail polish come out?

—which started out as a dental supply company, by the way—into a nail lacquer mega-brand in 1987. Fast forward thirty-ish years, and it’s catapulted to take the spot as one of the most popular polish brands ever.

Why does OPI use the name Suzi?

If you notice, some of our polish names even take a play on food. Suzi is Hungary Again is one of the most popular. The idea for this name was me around 3pm asking around the office if any one has a good snack. Many of the names come from our life experiences—good and bad—and our travels.

Who named Essie nailpolish?

Essie Weingarten This style of naming was started by Essie Weingarten when she started her own Nail Polish brand Essie. FYI: Essie is still a number 1 brand in the Nail Polish market but is now owned by L’Oréal.

How much is OPI worth?

Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, founder of OPI (which was sold to Coty for about $1 Billion) always travels [+] OPI was sold to Coty eight years ago for alot of money, she says humbly. (The New York Times reported that Coty bought OPI for $1 Billion.)

Where is OPI polish made?

Sanford, North Carolina OPI has manufactured and distributed a line of popular nail polishes and has been based at its North Hollywood complex at 13034 Saticoy St. since it was formed in 1981, a Coty spokeswoman said. Manufacturing will now be done in Sanford, North Carolina, where Coty has its largest U.S. plant.

Who owns Essie nail polish?

Her Essie brand, now owned by L’Oreal, is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable names in nail polish and a mainstay for millions of women who get regular manicures.

Does OPI test on animals?

We love our furry friends and are cruelty-free so we do NOT test on animals nor do we sell OPI Nature Strong to countries who would test it on animals.

What makes OPI unique?

Technology. OPI Nail Lacquer is formulated using superior ingredients including film forming agents, plasticizers, solvents, and coloring agents to provide a high-quality professional service with a fast 2-coat application that delivers smooth, even wear.

Who is the First Lady of nails?

Suzi Weiss-Fischmann Co-founder Suzi Weiss-Fischmann also had a unique trajectory to becoming the American entrepreneur now known as the first lady of nails, after the color of one of her polishes. She grew up in communist Hungary before coming to the United States as a teenager and starting in business.

How many OPI colors are there?

We’ve got 240 shades for every nail polish need. Browse every color of the rainbow, including the trending nail colors guaranteed to turn heads.

Did OPI change their formula?

OPI changed the formula. It is now diluted. It doesn’t form the same protective coating on my nails.

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I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!